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The Signal Handbook
Click on the following links to download the handbook section in PDF format. A PDF of the entire handbook is available at the bottom.

Introduction
Production Schedule
Policies and Procedures
Production Schedule
Job Descriptions
Beat Reports
Copy Submission
Copy Editing
Interview Guidelines
Story Assignments
Signal/AP Style Guidelines
Lead Paragraphs
Headlines
Photos and Cutlines
Broadcast
Videos and Webisodes
Graphic Design
Shared Governance
Media Law
Media Ethics
Glossary
Appendices

BONUS: How to Make an "A" on Story Assignments
20 Most Common AP Style Mistakes Checklist

The Signal Handbook (entire book)

The Signal PDF Archives
Downloadable PDF Files (PDF files of each issue you can download for your portfolios)